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posted: September 26th, 2000
Eating Disorders on Campus-the Institutional Response

When: June 8-9, 2001
Where: Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel
State College, Pennsylvania

Plan to attend this conference and spend two intensive days exploring innovative and effective strategies for assessing, treating, and preventing eating disorders and body image disturbance within the collegiate setting.

This program is designed for university and college counseling and student health professionals including psychologists, counselors, physicians, nurses, social workers, physicians' assistants, health educators, and dietitians.

For more information and a printable registration form:

For more information about registration contact:
Katie Earley,
The Pennsylvania State University
225 The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel,
University Park, PA 16802-7005
Phone: (814) 863-5100
e-mail: ConferenceInfo1@outreach.psu.edu

posted: September 26th, 2000
We're Looking For Beautiful Girls

If you (or a girl you know), know a girl age 8 to 14 who is truly beautiful just for being herself, send us an essay of no more than 200 words telling us EXACTLY why she is beautiful on the inside. Make it as unique and interesting as possible. Be sure to include the name, age, address, phone number, and e-mail address for yourself and your beautiful girl. If possible, send us snapshots of both of you (that you don't need returned). The nomination deadline is November 1, 2000. (Nominations longer than 200 words will be disqualified.)

Twenty-five girls will be selected by the New Moon Girls Editorial Board and be featured in the May/June issue of New Moon: The Magazine For Girls And Their Dreams.

This is our second "Beautiful Girls" issue and is set to be released in conjunction with "Turn Beauty Inside Out Day" in May of 2001.

Send nominations to:

For more information: www.newmoon.org

posted: September 5th, 2000
Executive/Clinical Director

Seeking energetic, innovative leader to direct the dynamic growth of established non-profit org. Will oversee program development, supervise clinical staff, create/manage agency budget/funding, write/secure grants. Requires clinical experience and strong admin.skills. License req. Non-profit experience/eating disorder knowledge preferred.

Resume/salary req. to:
Search Committee
MA Eating Disorder Association
92 Pearl Street
Newton, MA 02458

posted: September 5th, 2000

WHEN: Sept 24 - Oct 1 (one week); Sept 24 - Oct 8 (two weeks)

WHERE: Breckinridge, Colorado Rockies (Beaver Run Resort)

FACILITATED BY: Jane E. Latimer, author of Beyond the Food Game, Living Binge-Free, the Sacred Hunger(sm) Online Course, and Full Recovery audio series.

Combines a profound, spiritual approach to healing emotional eating and weight issues with access to hiking, swimming, tennis, hot tubs, sauna, and horseback riding in a fun, mountain resort town. Each participant will also receive the first phase of the Sacred Hunger Online Course for free, which will provide 12 additional weeks of training, exercises and support via email lessons and telephone classes (the beginning of a one-year online program for gaining full freedom from all food issues). For professionals, the retreat will give you an accelerated start in the developing Sacred Hunger Professional Training and Certification Program.

COST: One Week is $599 by Sept 1 ($799 thereafter): Two Weeks, $999 by Sept 1 ($1499, thereafter). [NOTICE: We are making a special extension to SEPTEMBER 15 for the early discount for visitors to the Something Fishy site because of the late notice.] Transportation, hotel accommodations and meals are extra. We do have a group rate for rooms; contact for more information.

Full Recovery is a reality. Each participant will make major progress on that Heroine's Journey.

For more information call:
visit: www.aliveness.net/retreats.htm
e-mail: jane@aliveness.net
call: 800-765-1319
(303-470-0828 outside North America)

posted: September 5th, 2000
Professional Training for all women in the eating disorder and body image field. Weekend Retreat -- This Fall.

Where: Omega Institute - Internationally renowned retreat center in Upstate NY

Given by: INNER ESCAPES WORKSHOP CO. -- Francie White MS, RD, specialist in eating disorders, exercise disorders, women's consciousness raising and Terry White, MFT, specialist in eating disorders, Jungian psychotherapy, dream work, imaginal work.

When: October 12th - October 15th, 2000

Subjects: The latest didatic theory, demonstrations, personal or professional cases on compulsive overeating, weight issues, treatment of all forms of restrictive disorders and bulimia. Come with your own issues to work with.

Other topics included: Use of mythology, dream work, women�s sacred circle, rituals for ourselves and to take home, yoga, massage, a respite for the healer. Enjoy the gorgeous outdoor environment, gardens, fabulous meals, walks and sacred personal time.

Cost: $350.00 workshop fee, all materials

CEUS: 25 for RDs (check for psychotherapy license coverage)

Lodging: Price range $190 per weekend to $340.00 for private room

For more information call:

posted: September 5th, 2000
Scholarship Program - Next Deadline Oct. 15th, 2000

The Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of eating disorders. We provide referrals to eating disorder practitioners, treatment facilities, and support groups. Referrals to eating disorder practitioners are offered at NO CHARGE as a community service. In addition, we offer general information to the public about the treatment and prevention of eating disorders and we hope to promote social attitudes that enhance a healthy body image and self-esteem.

EDReferral.com is offering a unique scholarship program for those who are unable to afford treatment. We are currently accepting scholarship applications (next deadline Oct. 15th, 2000). Please visit our website at www.edreferral.com or call 858-792-7463 for details on the Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center, scholarship program, and referrals to professionals in your community. Applications can be located at: www.edrefer ral.com/scholarship_foundation.htm

*Licensed mental health professionals who treat eating disorders can visit our website or call for details on how to become involved.

For more information call:

posted: September 5th, 2000
From Disordered to Recovered:
Techniques for successful treatment of eating disorders

Guest speaker: Carolyn Costin, M.A., M.Ed., M.F.T.
Saturday, September 23, 2000 9:00am-5:00pm
Monterey Beach Hotel
2600 San Dunes Drive, Monterey, CA
(Participants will be responsible for their own lodging. Contact the Monterey Beach Hotel for reservations)

Presented by:
The California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
Monterey County Chapter
P.O. Box 3092, Monterey CA 93942

Fees include CEU certificates, materials, mini continental breakfast, buffet lunch, and afternoon snacks:

    General Admission $120.00
    CAMFT licensed members $110.00
    CAMFT pre-licensed members $100.00
    CHOMP Employees $110.00
    Special Event Mixer $16.00
    Checks made payable to MC-CAMFT
    Deadline: September 16, 2000

Eating Disorders frequently take families, therapists and medical staff by surprise. How do you know a loved one or patient is suffering for this often hidden and secret disorders? Carolyn Costin believes that each of her clients, to a greater or lesser degree, there exists a separate "eating disorder self" with it�s own set of needs, feelings, thoughts, and behaviors, all different from the "executive self," which comes to the therapy session. Empathizing with and working directly with this disordered self, is the key to recovery.

About the presenter: A Recovered anorexic for over 20 years, Carolyn�s own experience is a primary factor in understanding eating disorders. Well versed in the etiology and treatment of eating disorders since 1979,Carolyn became the owner and director of Monte Nido, a residential treatment program for eating disorders in Malibu CA. She has successfully trained many other professionals in this specialized work, has spoken on this topic on TV and radio across the United States and has written Your Dieting Daughter, The Eating Disorder Sourcebook, and Anorexia and Bulimia: Natural Therapies. Topics and objectives include: Attachment, intimacy and eating disorders; Putting the eating disorder out of a job; Critical techniques for successful treatment; Contacting and transforming the eating disorder self; Assessments: EDI, indicators of recovery; New research, genetics, biology and medication; Special topics: sexual abuse, medical management, and spirituality; Referrals: residential and inpatient; What to do when -- role-playing

Special Event Mixer/Lecture: Friday, September 22, 6:30pm-8:30pm

For more information or to register contact:
Stephen L. Braveman MFT
831-375-7553 -- braveman@redshift.com

posted: September 5th, 2000
Television Special to Air

WTN, the Women's Television Network, in Canada will be airing Trouble in Mind -- Eating Disorders Episode during the following days and times. Please be sure to double-check your local listings:

September 25th at 7:00pm
September 26th at 7:00pm
September 27th at 11:00am
September 28th at 8:00am and 5:00pm

All listings are in Eastern Standard Time.

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